Brussels will fight against Bitcoin

The EU says anonymous cash on the Internet to fight back. Brussels has presented an action plan to help combat the financing of terrorist organizations. A central component: the end of the More »

Bitcoin price explodes

The virtual currency Bitcoin is striking with its veritable comeback: On Wednesday, the price increased by a whopping 25 percent, reaching for the first time since the summer of last year, the More »

Bitcoin security firm writes open letter

Paul Puey, CEO of Bitcoin security firm Airbitz, has published in a commentary on LeapRate a letter, in which he invites politicians to allow the progress of Bitcoin innovation. Puey says the More »

 

Bitcoin certificate: Vontobel lets investors bet on crypt diet

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Derivatives allow some financial constructions that would be unthinkable with funds. Now private investors can speculate on bitcoins for the first time, without actually having the virtual currency. The Swiss private bank Vontobel is issuing the first certificate to the

Bitcoin price growed rapidly

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The Bitcoin is again showing its strong side. Yesterday, the price of the digital currency rose within an hour by 30 dollars. For a short time the Bitcoin was worth 740 USD yesterday, he managed a course jump of about


Ethereum Geth Release introduces Swarm Daemon feature

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A few exciting things are waiting for the Ethereum community. Two new Geth clients will be released next week. The releases contain new features, such as the AlphaLight Client. In addition, the limits for the new hard fork are inserted

Israel’s startups rely on Blockchain and Fintech

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Israel’s start-up scene is one of the fastest growing in the world, focusing more and more on Fintech and Blockchain. According to a report by Deloitte, the number of start-ups from the financial sector has increased from 90 to 430,


Suspected Bitcoin fraudster transferred by police

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The police in Dubai have arrested a man who has allegedly stolen Bitcoins from several people. Local sources reported that three citizens of Dubai were deceived by an alleged Bitcoin buyer. He pretended to want to buy the digital currency

Election result leads to the escape in Bitcoin

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We all can remember the reactions after the BREXIT vote – the bitcoincors rose sharply. With the election victory of Donald Trump, this scenario has been repeated. Again, it has come to a political scandal, to a great uncertainty of


New data center for Bitcoin mining

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Bitmain, the second largest mining pool in the Bitcoin industry and the most popular mining equipment manufacturer, wants to build the world’s third largest data center together with Chinese investors. The company, which currently controls 18.6 percent of the bitcoin

Blockchain: The second phase of the digital revolution?

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The digital currency Bitcoin has caused a lot of attention in recent years. The price has risen sharply. Over a period of three years, Bitcoin has even increased 238 percent against the US dollar. And within five years, the price


Swiss Federal Railways test sales of Bitcoins

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As of 11 November, Swiss francs can be exchanged at Bitcoin at the ticket machines of the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB), as the state company reports. Users need a smartphone with Wallet application as well as a Swiss mobile phone

What is ZCash worth?

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ZCash has been on the market for several days now. On the crypt-market, the value of the new digital currency (ZEC) is still being assessed. The price for 1 ZEC is now at the price of 2 Bitcoin (1 ZEC